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Commentary: AIDS in South Africa

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Commentary: AIDS in South Africa

Commentary: AIDS in South Africa

Commentary: AIDS in South Africa

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Commentator David Kessler visited a pediatric AIDS clinic in Soweto, South Africa, and arrived at two conclusions about stemming the AIDS pandemic. Not only is it important to provide the drug, Nevarapine, at African maternity clinics to reduce the spread of HIV from mother to child, but it's also critical to dispense anti-retro-viral drugs to prolong the lives of HIV infected mothers.

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